AIFF suspends three players for NorthEast vs Goa match's on-field incident

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Disciplinary Committee, on Sunday, handed out suspensions to FC Goa players Seiminlen Doungel and Hugo Boumous, along with NorthEast United FC defender Kai Heerings, for misconduct during Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2019-20 Match 13 between NorthEast United FC and FC Goa played on November 1, 2019, at Guwahati.

Seiminlen Doungel has been suspended for three games, out of which the forward has already served one as a result of a direct red card against NorthEast United FC. After having missed FC Goa’s away trip to Mumbai City FC, Doungel will have to sit out the matches against Jamshedpur FC at home and Kerala Blasters FC away.

Hugo Boumous has received a two-game suspension and is ineligible to play in FC Goa’s next two games. Both Doungel and Boumous will be available for selection when FC Goa visit Hyderabad FC in Hero ISL Match 35 on December 8, 2019.

Similarly, NorthEast United FC’s Kai Heerings will also serve a two-game suspension for his involvement in the incident. The Dutch defender will have to sit out the games against Mumbai City FC (home) and Jamshedpur FC (away). Heerings will be available for selection next in NorthEast United FC’s home tie against ATK on December 7, 2019.

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